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perry

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noun per·ry \ˈper-ē\

Simple Definition of perry

  • : an alcoholic drink made from pears

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of perry

  1. :  fermented pear juice often made sparkling

Origin and Etymology of perry

Middle English peirrie, from Anglo-French peré, from Vulgar Latin *piratum, from Latin pirum pear


First Known Use: 14th century


Perry

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biographical name Per·ry \ˈper-ē\

Definition of Perry

  1. Bliss 1860–1954 Am. educ. & critic




Perry

biographical name per·ry

Definition of Perry

  1. Matthew Calbraith 1794–1858 Am. commodore




Perry

biographical name per·ry

Definition of Perry

  1. Oliver Hazard 1785–1819 bro. of prec. Am. naval officer




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